Average Salary for Citibank Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., financial services company Citibank employs talent in positions ranging from Personal Banker to VP of Information Technology. The median salary at Citibank is $78K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Citibank fluctuate depending on your job title; how long you've been working and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are VPs of Information Technology, Compliance Officers, Relationship Managers, and VPs of Operations; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $133K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $104K, $101K, and about $93K, respectively. Citibank hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Personal Bankers ($43K on average).

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $81K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $58K per year. Overall, the greater share of Citibank folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $94K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($101K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (about $95K), Dallas, Texas (approximately $86K), and Irving, Texas ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $48K, Buffalo, N.Y. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New Jersey, where the average Citibank employee makes $99K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $120K per year. Certified Information Systems Security Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $112K annually. Citibank workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) are also well compensated, earning $156K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $90K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Data Analysis; about one in eight deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in four survey participants. A large number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Citibank


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